10 Rare Mental Disorders To Learn About

Have you heard about dancing mania? While some mental conditions are well documented with treatment options, there are still others that we know very little about. In this video, we cover: erotomania, musical ear syndrome, visual snow syndrome, alien hand syndrome, folie a deux, hemispatial neglect, aphantasia, synesthesia, factitious disorder, and dancing mania. Which of these have you heard about before? Want to buy some candles to lighten up the mood? Here's one that we recommend: https://innerlightcandle.com/ Writer: Sid Thompson Script Editor: Isadora Ho Script Manager: Kelly Soong VO: Amanda Silvera Animator: AwesomeKick YouTube Manager: Cindy Cheong Bauer, Patricia. “Dancing Plague of 1518.” Encyclopædia Britannica, Encyclopædia Britannica, Inc., 8 Jan. 2019, www.britannica.com/event/dancing-plague-of-1518. Cronkleton, Emily. “Alien Hand Syndrome: Causes, Symptoms, Treatment.” Healthline, Healthline Media, 18 Sept. 2018, www.healthline.com/health/alien-hand-syndrome. Editors of Hearing HealthCare. “My Tinnitus Has a Melody – Is That Possible?: Musical Ear Syndrome.” Hearing HealthCare, Inc. , 14 Feb. 2020, www.hearinghealthcareinc.com/musical-ear-syndrome/. Editors of Neuroscientifically Challenged. “The Mysterious Dancing Mania and Mass Psychogenic Illness.” Neuroscientifically Challenged, Neuroscientifically Challenged, 9 Apr. 2019, www.neuroscientificallychallenged.com/blog/dancing-mania-mass-psychogenic-illness. Editors of Mayo Clinic. “Factitious Disorder.” Mayo Clinic, Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research, 14 Dec. 2019, www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/factitious-disorder/symptoms-causes/syc-20356028. Editors of Psychology Today. “Synesthesia.” Psychology Today, Sussex Publishers, 2020, www.psychologytoday.com/us/basics/synesthesia.
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